South Downs Cottage Holidays
Land of rolling green hills
Home to the lushest green hills on the south coast, this National Park is a beauty to behold. From bracing hikes in the winter to care-free picnics in the summer, the South Downs is a wonderful place to visit at any time of year.
With 3,300km of footpaths, bridleways and byways, there is no shortage of places to walk in the South Downs! This much choice also means there’s something for all ages and abilities.
Even if exploring by foot isn’t really your cup of tea, there are several other activities to enjoy in the South Downs. Horse riding, geocaching and cycling are all popular activities. Couples and families alike will find something they love here.
For those who want a slower paced holiday; there is more to the South Downs than outdoor activities. There are also beautiful beaches and castles to visit, such as Seven Sisters and Arundel Castle.
Plan your trip
Explore the South Downs
If you love walking, then the pretty town of Petersfield is a wonderful place to stay. The 160km long South Downs Way is only a short distance away and the Hangers Way and Shipwrights Way also pass through here.
This town is most famous for its incredible Bonfire Night celebrations. However, there is plenty to here all year round; from the Norman Castle to art galleries and independent shops.
Types of Holiday in the South Downs
The South Downs is a lovely place to enjoy a break with your dog. With plenty of walks to enjoy together and a selection of pet-friendly cottages to choose from, this National Park is perfect for pet-lovers.
Choose a property with a hot tub when you visit the South Downs and add a touch of luxury to your break. Imagine relaxing into warm bubbles after a long day in the great outdoors.
The New Forest is a truly magical place to visit. Here you’ll find ancient trees, cosy pubs, wild ponies and of course the much loved Paultons Park. A holiday here is one the whole family will love.